Money Milestones

Money Milestones

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What I’m Learning About Dividend Investing

When it comes to investing, the end goal is almost always the same: make money. However, the paths you take to get there can vary. One such option that’s really grabbed my attention as of late is dividend investing. For some investors, dividends may just be an afterthought while, for...

4 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Robinhood 3

At this point, it's pretty safe to say that the stock trading app Robinhood has forever altered the brokerage industry. Not only has the service demystified Wall Street for millions of young investors but has also forced inspired other firms to lower their trade commissions and introduce beginner-friendly features. All...

Planning Your Next Money Goal 3

At times, managing your money can be a bit overwhelming. Even if you feel like you're generally on a positive path, it can be difficult to know what your next move should be. This is where setting specific financial goals can be extremely helpful — but what goal is right...

Tips For Maxing Out Your IRA (And Why You Should Before April 15) 2

Last year, for the first time, my wife and I managed to max out our IRA — something we saw as a major money milestone for us. While I'd love to say that this move was motivated purely by wanting to be prepared for retirement (which of course we do),...

Emergency Funds: Why You Need One and How You Can Build One 4

When we think about money milestones, they’re often exciting events such as buying a car or a home. However, one of the biggest money milestones that everyone should strive for might not be very exciting but it could be vital: having an emergency fund. In fact, one could argue that...

Should You Hire a Financial Advisor? 4

Over the past year or so, my big financial goal has been to start investing seriously. This journey has taken me from experimenting with stock trading apps to opening a "real" brokerage account and looking to maximize my retirement account options. While I've been satisfied with my progress so far,...